Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

December 31, 2013

Two transported after Tazewell County crash


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

SPRINGVILLE,Va. — A woman was flown by helicopter to a Bristol, Tenn. hospital Tuesday afternoon following on two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 460 in Tazewell County, Va.

The wreck at the intersection of Route 460 and Bailey Switch Road was reported approximately 3:42 p.m., according to Cpl. J.M. Caldwell of the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office. One woman was transported to Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

A Virginia State Police helicopter landed at the scene and flew a second woman to Bristol Regional Medical Center, rescue squad members at the scene said.

The names of the women were not immediately available, and the crash was still under investigation, Caldwell said.

 The Bluefield,Va. Fire Department and the Bluefield, Va. Rescue Squad were sent to the scene. Traffic was halted, and the scene was cleared by 5 p.m.